I need to lay this out: I’m putting the need to seem expert behind me. Now that I’m a Spiritual-Not-Religious-Person there can’t be any more desire to prove my ideas. I’ve been scared to step into this space, even though I know this is the ‘real’ universe.
Wearing an N95 like a Cowboy Hat
I want to linger over this sequence: my hands are totally clean, my street clothes are covered, then the clothes over my clothes form a seal with brand new gloves and sleeves, and then (only then) I pick-up my N95.
Write to Live: Musician’s Intuition
I want to unpack this notion of "writing to live", presently. It cannot be a hollow, "just do it", reductionist-species of motivational phrase. This fresh axiom also needs separated from another, superficially-similar suggestion to "write like your life depends upon it." These two sentences come from different poetics. To write as if my entire life… Continue reading Write to Live: Musician’s Intuition
A River to Wash the Pain
I feel like I need to get this off of my chest: I lacked courage all along. Just now I asked myself "why don't I feel like writing even though I know I want to be an author?" yet another instance in scores of times. This time I answered myself honestly: "because I don't want… Continue reading A River to Wash the Pain
An Open Letter about recent Palestine-conflicts
Mr. Ms. [Respectable-Person], I know you are on a journey with the Palestinian question -- and I have known. It's not an easy journey. My journey has been trying to develop the maturity to be helpful on that journey. It's a process that I have not finished. I know it: I only, just now, saw… Continue reading An Open Letter about recent Palestine-conflicts